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Club Meeting February 19th, 2019

February 19, 2019 Scribe Krista Voitchovsky President Peter welcomed everyone and introduced Murray Winlaw from the Sidney by the Sea Club. Murray presented us with a $400 cheque to donate to our Mexico project as they will be partnering with us. Clair introduced the visitors and visiting Rotarians: Murry Winlaw-Sidney by the Sea Joan & […]

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Club Meeting February 5th, 2019

Rotary Club of Oak Bay Bulletin for February 5th, 2019  By Karen Graham Thank you, Steve Sharlow, for your invocation. Wendy filled in for Peter who was away. Lynnie introduced our visitors: Visiting Rotarians: Janet Power (Victoria) Tom Kofin (Edmonton South), Bashir el-Khalafawi (Parksville) Visitors: Juliana Wigmore and Heather Croft (Speakers) Jacquie McAfee Sock donations […]

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The Champions Came Without Shoes

A message from John Jordan, a dedicated Oak Bay Rotarian:

A story the club might be interested to hear about. This place is full of hard-scrabble winners. If they can make a championship out of their field in the jungle, they will make a springboard of the platform we give them. So many opportunities to support here!
Time is going fast. Lots to accomplish first. I am back end Feb. Please see attachment for details

Blessings, John

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Club Meeting January 29th, 2019

Rotary Club of Oak Bay Bulletin, 29 January, 2019 By Atam Uppal It was a well-attended meeting and participants were welcomed warmly on entry. President Peter called the meeting to Order and announced good news that sent past President Wendy over the moon. In particular he announced that a large Global grant has been received […]

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Club Meeting January 22nd, 2019

Rotary Club of Oak Bay Bulletin, 22 January, 2019 By Wynn Taylor President Pete called the Meeting to Order and thanked Adam and Trond for volunteering to help with the Food Rescue Program distribution at Craigflower School on Wednesday. Pete showed us William Shatner’s version of the National Anthem before we sang the customary version. […]

Club Meeting January 15th, 2019

Rotary Club of Oak Bay Bulletin, 15 January 2019 by Wendy Townsend Our meeting was held at the Oak Bay Rec Centre and we had a good turn out and a lovely Roast Beef lunch. President Peter welcomed everyone and asked for a volunteer to help us start singing O Canada. Neil Rawnsley did the […]

Club Meeting January 8th, 2019

Rotary Club of Oak Bay Bulletin, 8 January 2019 by Wendy Townsend President-Elect Joan Firkins chaired the meeting and invited everyone to sing the National Anthem. Steve shared a heartfelt invocation that reminded us all to appreciate the gifts of food and friendship we all enjoy. Lunch followed and it was very tasty! Fresh bread […]

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Club Meeting December 11th, 2018

Rotary Club of Oak Bay Bulletin, 11 December, 2018 By Wynn Taylor   This date was scheduled for the AGM of the Rotary Club of Oak Bay and the Oak Bay Rotary Club Foundation. Supporting documents were circulated in advance by email and a limited number of them were available on the tables. (Thank you […]

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Club Meeting December 4th, 2018

President Peter chaired today’s meeting and started with the National Anthem. This was followed by an Invocation delivered by Steve. Lunch, as usual, was fantastic with nice salad, roasted vegetables, and pork loin. Oak Bay Beach Hotel rocks, and meals are well worth the $23. After lunch was over, Don introduced our visitors. These were […]

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Club Meeting November 27th, 2018

Rotary Club of Oak Bay Bulletin, 27 November, 2018 By Karen Graham   President Peter opened the meeting and, on behalf of all our members, welcomed Tom Croft back. Peter also commented on the fun had by all who participated in Guess Who’s coming for Dinner. After the singing of the National Anthem and the Invocation those present […]